About the Event:


Bark in the Park is a family-friendly, dog-friendly event that helps to raise much needed funds to support the programs and services of the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. The event will take place at Curtis Hixon Park on February 8th, 2020 from 11am-3pm.  Guests will enjoy live music, food, drinks, and lots of activities for the whole family!

Event Day Schedule: 

Walk Registration/Pet Costume Contest Sign-Up: 11:00am
Pet Costume Contest: 12:30pm
One-Mile Walk: 1:30pm
Vendors and Festivities: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Pet Costume Contest Categories:
Best Downtown Chic
Best Pirate Pup
Most Creative

Day of Event Registration and Check-In: 
- Pre-registered walkers 
- If you pre-registered on-line or off-line and have donations to turn in, please check in at the registration tent. If you pre-registered on-line and do not have donations to turn in, please check in at registration. You will receive your wrist bands and incentive tickets based on your fundraising totals at registration and will pick up your goodies and t-shirts at the goodies table.

Non pre-registered walkers
- If you are not pre-registered, you must stop at the registration table. You will receive your wrist band and incentive ticket based on your fundraising totals at registration and will pick up your t-shirts and goodies at the goodies table.

Participants
-If you are not fundraising, but would like to enjoy the event as a participant you can register online or the day of the event for $20. All participants are asked to check-in at the registration table to receive their wrist bands and then head to the goodies table to get their t-shirt.

Pack Benefits: 
- Create your own free web page to help get support from your friends, family, and co-workers
- Pack members will receive an official Bark in the Park t-shirt (minimum $20 raised).  The more you raise, the more goodies you will receive. 
- VIP tent entry with drinks and sweets:
       + entry for 2 for individuals who raise $1,000 or more
       + entry for 6 for packs who raise $3,000 or more
       + entry for 10 for packs who raise $5,000 or more
       + entry for 20 for packs who raise $10,000 or more

Grand Prizes: 
- 1st Place - $1,000 in Columbia Restaurant Gift Certificates
- 2nd Place -$ 750 in Columbia Restaurant Gift Certificates
- 3rd Place - $ 500 in Columbia Restaurant Gift Certificates

Individual Prizes: 
- The individual who raises the most funds will receive a special prize.

Giveaways: 
- $20 - Event t-shirt
- $50 - Event t-shirt + goodie bag
- $100 - Event t-shirt + goodie bag + special prize
- $500 - Event t-shirt + goodie bag + 2 special prizes
- $1,000 - Event t-shirt + goodie bag + 2 special prizes + two tickets to Island Paws